Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Bing Chen has served as a director, president, and chief executive officer of Seaspan Corporation since January 2018. In February 2020, Mr. Chen was appointed as chairman of the board of Seaspan Corporation. Mr. Chen also currently serves as a director and as president and chief executive officer of Atlas Corp. Over his twenty-five year career, Mr. Chen has held executive positions in Asia, Europe and North America. Most recently, he served as chief executive officer of BNP Paribas (China) Ltd. leading the bank's growth strategy in China. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Chen was the director and general manager for Trafigura Investment (China), where he was responsible for the P&L of domestic and international commodities trading in the country. Between 2009 and 2011, he was in charge of building the greater China investment banking practice at Houlihan Lokey, Inc. as the managing director and head of Asia financial advisory. Between 2001 and 2009, Mr. Chen held executive roles across Europe, including chief executive officer and chief financial officer of industrial leasing and aircraft chartering businesses. Between 1999 and 2001, he worked as a director, business strategy at Deutsche Bank in New York. Mr. Chen is a certified public accountant (inactive), and received a B.S., Accountancy (Magna Cum Laude) (Honors) from Bernard Baruch College, and an MBA (Honors) from Columbia Business School.